A colorless, flammable ketone, C4 H8 O, used in lacquers, paint removers, cements and adhesives, cleaning fluids, and celluloid.
A colorless, flammable compound used as a solvent and in cleaning fluids and celluloid. Butanone is a ketone. Also called methyl ethyl ketone. Chemical formula: C4H8O.
Origin of butanone
- butan(e) –one
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition